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Group spotlights mercury-free alternatives in new study

In line with the celebration of National Poison Prevention Week, environmental watchdog group BAN Toxics has launched alternatives study titled “Mercury-Free Alternatives in the...

Minamata: A town, a disease, a convention, a new dawn beckons

One spring day just over 60 years ago in southern Japan, a young girl was brought to hospital by her anxious parents. She could...

Mercury: CSOs demand end to Africa’s use of dental amalgam

Over 30 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including the Sustainable Research and Action for Environmental Development (SRADev) Nigeria, have signed a declaration calling for Africa...

‘Poorly ventilated dental clinics pose mercury health risk’

Dental clinics and medical schools still making use of amalgam, as well as incinerators/medical waste treatment facilities, have been identified as extremely high risk...

Towards a treaty to curb mercury exposure

The Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG) is seeking the support of the Federal Government of Nigeria towards the adoption of an international agreement on...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...